In conjunction with our “What’s He Building In There?” exhibition with James Parker at Gallery 1855 a studio tour of our studios / sheds was organized.
This entailed me having a massive tidy and clean up of thirty years’ accumulations.
This is my latest theme; a series of interior scenes of buildings primarily around the Port Adelaide area. The old Adelaide Stores Building, the Milling Company being the first two buildings. The geometric patterns of the framework, windows and supports intrigue me.
THE BURRA “DEW AND CREWES “ BUILDING MURAL PROJECT – December 2017
I had been approached April 2016 by Daryl Venning of the Regional Council of Goyder to paint one of my heritage style murals on a wall in Market Street, Burra. I met with him and was given the subject matter; the Drew and Crewes building, one of the early emporiums in the main street along with horses and wagons.
The Art Vault, Mildura | October 28 – November 13th 2017
In conjunction with Bob Jankowski I have an exhibition at The Art Vault, Mildura in which I continue the theme of bridges, including images of the local bridges, past and present from around Mildura. The exhibition was opened by local artist and arts lecturer Geoff Brown.
Created for WOMADelaide Festival 2017 display and later the History Week display in Rundle Mall the public were invited to add a photo and statement to the world map explaining from where they had come from.